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What is Better Lotus Elise or Rover 200?

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Lotus Elise Rover 200

10 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 10.0 5% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 103 bhp

90 kw. vs

14% or 17 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 127 nM 24% or 41 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 4.5 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 115 mph 11 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 39.93 mpg 4% or 1.43 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 51.98 mpg 13% or 5.98 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 1072 kg vs 1040 kg 3% or 32 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years

6 reasons to buy Rover 200

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (City) 28.61 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 5% or 1.38 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 108 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 2% or 2 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 50 liters vs 32 liters 36% or 18 liters
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.04 meters vs 10.7 meters 7% or 0.66 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Rover 200

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 6000 RPM 7% or 400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1396 cm3 22% or 400 cm3 more
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 3970 mm 5% or 185 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1690 mm 2% or 29 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1420 mm 20% or 277 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2500 mm 8% or 200 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 185/55 x 15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 185/55 x 15
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 185/55 x 15 steel
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs LUXURY alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs 6 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)